22nd February – Today In Our Footballing History

22/02/1902 Cardiff Wales 3-0 Andy Gara (3)

James Vincent Nolan-Whelan, William Gibson, Bill McCracken, Johnny Darling, Bob Milne, Harold Nicholl, Toby Mercer, James Maxwell, Andy Gara, Alfie Kearns, Jack Kirwan

Ireland had a three nil success against Wales at Cardiff Arms Park with Andy Gara of Preston North End scoring a hat-trick. However, this was not the first hat-trick scored by an Irish player in an international match. That honour went to William Dalton who scored three goals in the seven two win over Wales in 1891.

Author: Killultagh

The Glasgow Herald Match Report

Northern Ireland’s Footballing Greats

footballdatabase.eu

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